TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Felix Vargas, 39, of Miami, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,430,000.00.
Vargas purchased his winning ticket from Speedway, located at 15260 McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, MONOPOLY JACKPOT launched in July 2018 and offers more than $176 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.44.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.